Join our Team
Community First is a dynamic and rewarding organisation to work for. We are committed to continually learning as an organisation; embracing change, identifying opportunities, taking steps to address weaknesses and constantly striving to find better ways of delivering services. If you would like to work for Community First you can find out more about our latest job opportunities below.
Job Vacancy – Shopmobility Coordinator
6.5 hours per week (Saturdays) plus additional hours may be available
£8.19 per hour (£53.24 per week) – under review
Community First provides a Shopmobility Service, hiring out mobility scooters and wheelchairs in Chichester from a high quality mobile unit in a Chichester City Centre car park. It is a service that enables independence and life enjoyment for people whose lives are challenged by disabilities and mobility problems, often but not always as a result of older age. People use our scooters at home and in the City for leisure purposes as well as shopping.
We are looking for a dynamic, creative person who loves working with people, has practical skills and is able to drive a 7.5 ton specialist vehicle (no HGV license is required) to work on a Saturday for 6.5 hours every week as part of our Shopmobility Coordinator team. Additional hours and days will also be required including at our Goodwood Motor Sports events where we also hire out our scooters.
You will have experience of working with people with disabilities in communities and/or driving Community Transport minibuses and will work within a small team of experienced staff and volunteers.
If you think you could be that person, please review and download a Job Information Pack (which includes the full job description and an Application Form) by clicking here.
For informal discussion please contact Jacquie Vincent-Coulter, Head of Operations on 07885 258 100 or 03005008085.
Please note an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.
Community Transport Driver - Winchester and Bordon
Community First, is seeking to recruit part time Community Transport Drivers for our Transport teams based in Bordon and in Winchester. 16 – 20 hours per week to cover various contracts, including school contracts, more hours may be available by negotiation.
Competitive salary of £8.30ph and benefits. Training given to successful applicants. Applicants must have the following:
- Full Driving Licence with D1 category code
- For insurance purposes be over 25 years of age
- Willingness to be flexible to work across Winchester, Basingstoke and East Hampshire
Please note these posts require an enhanced Disclosure Barring Scheme check.
Winchester: Download the application pack for the Winchester driver vacancy here, or call Rachel Birnie, Transport Coordinator on 01962 852602
Bordon: Download the application pack for the Bordon driver vacancy here, or call Sylvia Broom on 01420 475759.
Qualified Tutor/Trainers (Self-employed)
Community First is seeking a range of tutors to join our expanding bank of trainers who have a desire to utilise their skills working with a range of voluntary groups across Hampshire. Community First Training works across Havant, East Hants and Winchester district but works with groups on a 1:1 basis in other areas. Engagement would be on a self employed basis, working hours are as required, and according to the need as agreed. Paid on an hourly rate appropriate to level of skill, experience and teaching qualification.
Subject areas in demand (but not exclusive to):
- – Applications – Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint
- – Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp and other varieties
- – Basic and improvers IT skills for beginners
- Funding for voluntary groups
- – Commissioning
- – Applying for funding
- – Fundraising
- Skills for independence and employability
- – Confidence building
- – Looking to build a better future
- – Managing your day and tasks
- Governance and Strategy
- – Business planning
- – Working in collaboration and partnerships
- – FinanceKey requirements Essential:
- Training qualifications (minimum of working towards Level 3 ( Level 3 Award in Education & Training can be obtained through CF).
- Experience of tutoring in a voluntary sector setting (college, statutory and business settings also well received)
- Commitment to work with colleagues and adhere to guidelines and expectations
- Maintain records of the progress, attendance and achievement of learners inaccordance with the agreed policies.Desirable:
- Observation of Teaching and Learning experience
- Assessing and Internal Verification qualifications
Working to Hampshire Future and Skills Funding Agency guidelines
Informal enquiries please contact Liz Moore – Learning Services Manager on 0300 500 8085 ext 9719 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinators for Day Opportunities for Older People
Community First provides a modern service for people aged 55 and over called Silver Linings, based at our Hewitt’s Wellbeing Centre in Emsworth, close to the harbour where we also provide quality café services for older people provided by young adults with learning disabilities.
Community First are passionate about making a difference to people’s lives as they grow older enabling people to live a full life within their local communities.
You may have seen us on Meridian TV as a result of winning a Big Lottery Peoples Project grant this year.
We are looking for dynamic, creative people who are passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of older people and their carers.
Sliver Linings offers clients a modern service that includes creative and fun group activities.
This is sessional work that can be offered flexibly, working within a small team of Coordinators and volunteers. You will have experience of working with older people and people with multiple long term conditions to support and enable clients to maintain their independence. Most importantly, you will need to be as passionate about making a difference to the quality of people’s lives, be kind, resourceful, an independent worker and be able to think on your feet. You will be a creative person able to organise, coordinate and market the service and play a vital part in driving forward a new exciting era for Hewitts.
If you think you could be that person, we want to hear from you and please apply to us . For informal discussion please contact Dave Doyle, Project Manager on 07974772025 or 01243 373061.
To view and download or print a Job Pack which includes application form please click here.
Casual Leigh Park Community Centre Attendant
Casual Leigh Park Community Centre Attendants
Salary: £8 per hour
This is a casual post – hours to be agreed
We require friendly people to supervise the occupation of the Centre by hirers, ensuring access to the building and being responsible for opening and locking the building, meeting the expectations of our customers including Centre users and hirers.
Please note this post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.
To view and download an application form and information pack please click here
For further details or an informal discussion please contact Dan Moore, Facilities Manager on 02392 476 382
or at email@example.com